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by EarthDog
Sun Mar 08, 2009 9:53 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Share your sheeple stories
Replies: 30
Views: 4288

Great thread, guys. It has me looking at how to be a responsible knife enthusiast.

Thanks for creating such a civil and respectful conversation.
by EarthDog
Sat Mar 07, 2009 3:51 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Good thoughts needed
Replies: 13
Views: 1969

May the good Lord grant him a full and speedy recovery.
by EarthDog
Sun Mar 01, 2009 6:12 pm
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Topic: Time for a contest!
Replies: 149
Views: 18132

Congrats, Grappler!

And Paul, thanks for the excitement of a very generous game.
by EarthDog
Sun Mar 01, 2009 6:34 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Which knife got you?
Replies: 43
Views: 5637

The Khalsa. It looked so radical, yet functional; I had to have it. It let me know that this was an out of the ordinary knife company.
by EarthDog
Fri Feb 27, 2009 7:58 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: USS Cole
Replies: 13
Views: 1309

God bless those who serve our great nation. They answer the call to duty and go in harm's way, whether our leaders are wise ... or otherwise. We should recognize their service in a way that really shows we appreciate them. We should offer today's veterans as good a deal as we gave the WWII vets! If ...
by EarthDog
Thu Feb 26, 2009 4:56 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Why not more black Micarta?
Replies: 36
Views: 6188

The black micarta on the large Persian and J D Smith is my favorite scale material. I agree it adds significantly to the beauty of these knives. It also makes it much easier for me to carry and use them since the micarta does no damage to my pockets.
by EarthDog
Sat Feb 21, 2009 4:09 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: How is the recession treating Spyderco?
Replies: 38
Views: 4809

I do hope that the great Spyder company is flourishing in this challanging economy. My own business has been off quite a bit; so new knives for the EarthDog have not been a priority.
by EarthDog
Mon Feb 16, 2009 5:19 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Time for a contest!
Replies: 149
Views: 18132

Paul,

Thanks very much for the continuing quality of your contribution to the Spyderco Forums, and thanks for the generous game. Those are some remarkable knives in your post.

I'll guess 2,561.
by EarthDog
Thu Feb 12, 2009 7:10 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Orange Dodo sprint! Please
Replies: 838
Views: 177575

Orange Dodo to go with my Blue Dodo?

Well, YES!

The Orange and Blue Dodos could cheer for the Gators, and go CHOMP!

:D
by EarthDog
Sun Feb 08, 2009 6:57 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Hawaii following the Brits into knife ban inasanity!?!?
Replies: 34
Views: 7387

"No man's life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session." Many lame ideas are introduced as bills in the Florida legislature every year. You never can tell what those morons will come up with. It makes no difference which party is in the majority; they still come up with so...
by EarthDog
Thu Jan 15, 2009 6:21 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: How Many Blades do you EDC?
Replies: 62
Views: 8332

For the past few months, three:

RFP: BM Grip PE
LIWB: D4 PE
Neck: HAK Curvey

Sometimes, Street Beat because it is just so sweet!
by EarthDog
Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:21 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Traveling (legally) w/ knives
Replies: 25
Views: 4446

On those rare occasions when I fly rather than drive, I pack and check my spyderco. :eek: Don't like it, but ... Now, I make sure it is one I can easily replace, and I take some care in packing. Since there is a possibility of some TSA type going through my checked baggage, I pack all my clothes and...
by EarthDog
Thu Jan 08, 2009 7:22 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: What is the Sexiest Spyderco you own
Replies: 62
Views: 10410

The Deacon wrote:I'd rate the Schempp Persian as the sexiest. Extremely good looking. Dangerous curves wrapped in basic black dress with a tasteful touch of silver at the neck.
I'm with Paul on this one, provided we are discussing the Big Persian. It is an absolutely gorgeous knife. Its curves just flow.
by EarthDog
Tue Jan 06, 2009 8:37 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Snow in Hawaii
Replies: 5
Views: 1575

Oh, man.

That is truly world class. Great post, Kev. {If there were a smiley for "envy," I would put it here.}
by EarthDog
Tue Jan 06, 2009 8:31 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Chuck Norris for computer geeks
Replies: 3
Views: 2480

Chuck Norris/0

:confused:
by EarthDog
Tue Jan 06, 2009 8:25 pm
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: BaliYo Giveaway
Replies: 243
Views: 42115

Ok, final winners are... ... 03Jan Drawing 939 & 963 PsychGrad (932) EarthDog (947) ... CONGRATS Everyone! Please PM me with your shipping address (No PO Boxes please) and we'll get these shipped out to you. This was the final drawing, so thanks to all of you for participating. We'll post more late...
by EarthDog
Sun Dec 28, 2008 9:09 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Has HideAway improved past its lesser reputation?
Replies: 10
Views: 1973

The woman was running the business and not necessarily the owner. The "original guy" was a guy. Ken Brock- "Actually, William was the owner from the beginning but that was not brought forth until recently. Frontsight was the one who ran things day to day. What happened recently was that Frontsight ...
by EarthDog
Sat Dec 27, 2008 7:04 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Has HideAway improved past its lesser reputation?
Replies: 10
Views: 1973

... but I also read that it was the original guy who has taken a more active role in the day to day operation instead of letting someone else manage it. ... I have not dealt with HAK recently, only with the "original guy;" so I don't know about current business practices. I thought I would mention ...
by EarthDog
Fri Dec 26, 2008 8:07 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Dream knife for 2009....
Replies: 36
Views: 4868

A sprint run of the full size Persian, as close as possible to the original, would be my dream knife.

:D
by EarthDog
Tue Dec 23, 2008 6:48 am
Forum: Spyderco General Discussion
Topic: Year end round up, what did you buy in '08
Replies: 65
Views: 9593

Mule #1 and a Street Beat. Both very fine.

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